The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature will present a special workshop this Friday, July 15, showcasing the best new books for children and young adults from the past year. The event, in collaboration with the Knox County Public Library, will feature events throughout the day. More information about registration and the event schedule can be found here.
The Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature’s is a partnership between our college and the College of Communications and Information. Their mission is to celebrate and promote literature and to encourage reading through outreach to children and their parents, to current and future teachers and librarians, to members of the community, and to scholars and thinkers across disciplines. The center is under the direction of Susan Groenke, associate professor of English Education in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education.